CityScene Columbus December 2015

The Ice Is Right

Photo courtesy of Columbus Blue Jackets

Though they spend a lot of time on the ice, the Columbus Blue Jackets’ hearts are anything but cold. Between the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, the Lady Jackets and individual players’ charitable endeavors, the team is involved in... Read more

Arts + Entertainment

Blue Jackets' Beneficiaries

Photo courtesy of Columbus Blue Jackets

Another significant effort for the team is its Hockey Fights Cancer fundraiser each October, aimed at raising funds for and awareness of pediatric cancer. Before the game and during breaks, children who have experienced pediatric cancer are... Read more

Arts + Entertainment

Festive Finale

Photo courtesy of Columbus Museum of Art

For the Fashionable You’re the Inspiration Inspirational charms from Pandora make great gifts for studious jewelry collectors. The Pandora store at the Mall at Tuttle Crossing offers... Read more

Arts + Entertainment

Chill Out

Photo courtesy of Kalahari Resort

You don’t need to head for warmer climates to have a getaway in the colder months. These resorts in and around Ohio offer relaxation for all occasions. Read more

Ohio Adventures

Sidetracked from Abstract

"On the Run" by Eric Barth

There wasn’t a specific moment that helped Eric Barth realize he wanted to be an artist. In fact, he doesn’t think he had much of a say in the matter. “I don’t think anyone really wants to be an artist,” says Barth. “It’s not a choice.” The... Read more

Arts + Entertainment

From Tame to Tarzan

Photo courtesy of Franklin Park Conservatory

Whether you’re looking to turn in early or turn up all night, Columbus has something to help you ring in 2016. From the slots at Hollywood Casino to the poinsettias and holiday lights at Franklin Park Conservatory to the electric sounds of ... Read more

On Stage

‘Catering’ to a New Audience

Photo courtesy of L.A. Catering

Should you encounter a make-your-own-s’more station at a catered event, you may feel a twinge of guilt for indulging in one or two or three of the gooey, sugar-laden treats. If you do, take heart: That messy amalgamation of... Read more



Photo by Hannah Bealer

“No, no, you finish. We’ll practice on the other side of the stage and be very quiet.” Doug Brandt recalls iconic dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov saying that to him just before a 2003 performance at the Riffe Center. Most people won’t get to... Read more

Local Profiles

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Photos by Scott Cunningham

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You've Been Scene

Confessions of a Chocoholic

Photo courtesy of Curtis Wallis

Life is sweet for New Albany resident Lisa King, founder and co-owner of Brownie Points Inc. But while the Columbus-based company has earned national renown for its gourmet brownies and popcorn – including features on... Read more


The Painter's Eye: December 2015

Robert Chadeayne Service Station, 1935 Oil on canvas 30 x 36 inches Private collection, courtesy of Keny Galleries

“The first half of the 20th Century was one of great transformation nationally, across Ohio, and in Springfield. “The emergence of the automobile, telephone, radio and electric household appliances ushered in a new era of... Read more

The Painter's Eye

The Right Amount of Light

Image courtesy of Borror Properties

Whether you need it to read by, set a mood or provide complete illumination, proper lighting is a key part of interior design. And with a plethora of designs available, you can brighten your home in style. For decorative inspiration, check out... Read more


Hit the Road, Cracks

Photo courtesy of Scott Cunningham

Cracked, dry and brittle skin is an unwanted cold accessory for many. Though age can make skin more susceptible to the drop in humidity, those with certain skin conditions can also find themselves experiencing... Read more


Step Up

Photo courtesy of American Lung Association in Ohio

Another local wintertime fundraiser is all about ascent. The Fight for Air Climb, benefiting the American Lung Association, will take place Feb. 20 at the Rhodes Tower in downtown Columbus. Since 2006, the Fight for Air program has raised... Read more

Arts + Entertainment

Diversity in Direction

Photo courtesy of Valerie Kinloch

Author, advocate, college professor – for Valerie Kinloch, research meets real life in projects that engage students, teachers and the community. Kinloch is the associate chairwoman in the Department of Teaching and Learning and... Read more

Local Profiles

Gallery Exhibits: December 2015

Photo courtesy of Gallery 22

Otterbein University Miller Gallery: Kirk Mangus: Things Love, ceramics from Kirk Mangus, through Dec. 11. Otterbein University Frank Museum of Art: Eva Kwong: Love Between The Atoms, observations and wonderment of the... Read more

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